Conservative candidate Chris Alexander suspends his campaign for re-election in the riding of Ajax, Ont., to focus on his responsibilities as immigration minister. The move comes after images emerged showing a Syrian boy's body washed up on a shore in Turkey, and B.C. relatives said their bid to bring his family to Canada was rejected. […]
The focus of Canada's federal election campaign has shifted to the Syrian refugee crisis, after images emerged of a Syrian toddler's body washed up on a Turkish beach, and B.C. relatives said their bid to get the boy's family to Canada was rejected.
Canadians have many questions about the party leaders, including Stephen Harper. But they're definitely not asking about the Conservative leader's economic record, says Google. They want to know how tall he is, among other things.
Stephen Harper's message is deliberate. It's repeated before the crowds at every gathering, part of the double-barrelled script Tory planners have devised for their campaign: The election is about security, they suggest, of the economy and of the country.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday, aiming to push him for more support in Riyadh's efforts to counter Iran after it agreed to a nuclear deal that will relieve Tehran of some international pressure.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump is expected on Thursday to pledge that he will not run as an independent candidate if he loses the Republican Party's nomination, ABC News reported, citing a source familiar with Trump's conversations with the party.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jeb Bush said on Thursday he would back fellow Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump if the businessman-turned-politician wins the party's nomination for the 2016 presidential election and Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former U.S. State Department staff member who worked for Hillary Clinton will not testify before U.S. lawmakers probing the former top diplomat and the 2012 attacks on a U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, according to a congressional memo.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Illinois House on Wednesday failed to override Governor Bruce Rauner's veto of a controversial bill to send collective bargaining impasses to arbitration, leaving open the possibility of a future strike or lockout of state workers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will discuss the global energy market with Saudi's King Salman when the two leaders meet at the White House on Friday, Obama's deputy national security advisor, Ben Rhodes, said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory on Wednesday by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in an apparent first for China's military that came as U.S. President Barack Obama toured the U.S. state.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio would lift the ban on exporting crude oil soon after taking office if he is elected, the Florida senator said Wednesday in a speech previewing his energy strategy.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - Republican Jeb Bush’s new campaign ad ridiculing Donald Trump as a “germophobe” and Democrat-in-disguise is just the start of what will be a bigger onslaught, signaling a more aggressive stance by the candidate, Bush advisers said on Wednesday.